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Trares brothers die within hours of each other

While researching the background of Henry Trares in my previous post, I learned of an odd coincidence concerning the deaths of two of Henry’s sons, Florian and Roman Trares. Roman J. Trares was born 30 March 1893 in Edwardsville, Madison, … Continue reading

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Henry Trares

Henry Trares was born 20 April 1855 in Randolph, Portage, Ohio. He was the son of John Lewis Trares and Nancy Mary Ann Knapp. Nancy was the daughter of John Adam Knapp and Elizabeth Andes. John Adam was the brother … Continue reading

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The results are in!

Not long ago, I succeeded in convincing my better half to submit a DNA sample to ancestry.com for testing. We were pretty certain that the results would confirm what we knew about the Knapp-Mileski heritage. My father-in-law has always said … Continue reading

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Moledor/Knapp connections

When the father of a fourth great-grandson of John Knapp and Agnes Trares Knapp wrote to me recently, I was reminded of when I was bitten by the genealogy bug. This post is a shout-out to a Knapp cousin by marriage, … Continue reading

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Attention Trares connections!

I received a very interesting message from a cousin recently that I wanted to pass along – especially to those with a TRARES connection. On January 13, Br. James-Peter Trares, O.P., sent me an email message expressing his interest in … Continue reading

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The case of the missing tombstone…

I have visited the cemetery at St. Joseph Catholic Church many times, but while perusing one of my favorite genealogy sites, Find a Grave, I noticed something new. A plaque located on the altar of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto … Continue reading

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And the Trares saga continues…

First, let me extend happy new year wishes to all of the members of the Knapp clan for 2012! And a special prayer for Ben Knapp and his family as Ben begins the long road to recovery after suffering a … Continue reading

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Is there a Spanish connection to the Trares side of the Knapp clan?

I don’t know if you have had a chance to read some of the comments that Christoph TRARES has made concerning the series of postings I wrote about John Sebastian TRARES – but you should! As you may recall, John … Continue reading

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The poll continues…

Just in case you haven’t checked the results of the poll lately that asks the question: Does our TRARES ancestor look an awful lot like my husband, Mark? Here are the results: NO: 1 VOTE – So far, only one … Continue reading

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Peter J. Trares – 1st photo of a Trares ancestor!

I ran across a family tree on ancestry.com the other day that featured the first photo of a TRARES that I have run across during my research. I showed it to Mark and he saw the same thing I did … Continue reading

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